Green design and development experts share what you need to know before breaking ground.
A new house built to the Passive House Institute US standard.
Interest in adapting the shipping container esthetic for home design is a growing trend.
How to save energy in your home without a major retrofit.
A getaway cabin prototype inspired by farm structures and built at the Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda, Maryland.
5 mistakes to avoid when building your energy-efficient home.
Energy efficient design through common sense approaches to seals, HVAC, water use, and the selection of appliances and fixtures.
Selecting the right windows and lighting is essential for an energy-efficient home.
High performance windows and doors are key elements in the passive design of the Karuna House.
Building an energy efficient house begins with orientation to the sun and taking advantage of thermal mass.
A new house in a rugged and isolated location is designed for energy independence.
Explaining how electric and hydronic radiant heat in floors works, and the basic ways to use it.